December 2017: Significant activist filings
- Zero in M. Cap indicates that the company is no longer traded.
- M. Cap is as on filing date.
|wdt_ID||Date||Company Name||Ticker||M.Cap ($, mm)||Filer name||Title||Link|
|1||29 Dec 2017||AVIRAGEN THERAPEUTICS INC||VXRT||22||DIGIRAD CORP||ISS and Glass Lewis recommend Aviragen stockholders vote AGAINST the Vaxart merger||Link|
|2||29 Dec 2017||WHITESTONE REIT||WSR||563||KBS STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY REIT, INC.||KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT aims to nominate Board members at Whitestone REIT||Link|
|3||28 Dec 2017||AEGEAN MARINE PETROLEUM NETWORK INC||ANW||173||COMMITTEE FOR AEGEAN ACCOUNTABILITY||Shareholder Group nominated Board candidates in Aegean Marine Petroleum Network||Link|
|4||28 Dec 2017||ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC||ALSK||145||SINGER KAREN||Karen Singer expresses dissatisfaction over recent adaptation of poison pill by Alaska Communications Systems and opines that significant changes at the Board and management level are warranted||Link|
|5||28 Dec 2017||ALCENTRA CAPITAL CORP||ABDC||125||STILWELL JOSEPH||Joseph Stilwell initiates active stake in Alcentra Capital Corporation||Link|
|6||27 Dec 2017||BRIGHTCOVE INC||BCOV||242||EDENBROOK CAPITAL, LLC||Edenbrook believes Brightcove is worth at least 80% to 100% above its current trading price||Link|
|7||27 Dec 2017||DESTINATION MATERNITY CORP||DEST||46||MILLER NATHAN G||Nathan G. Miller initiated active stake in Destination Maternity||Link|
|8||27 Dec 2017||GIGAMON INC||GIMO (Acquired)||0||ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P.||Gigamon was acquired by Elliott Management||Link|
|9||27 Dec 2017||HARTE HANKS INC||HHS||58||HARTE HOUSTON H||BLR Partners/Fondren Management demanded that Harte Hanks enhance its corporate governance||Link|
|10||27 Dec 2017||HOMESTREET INC||HMST||770||ROARING BLUE LION CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.||Blue Lion Capital plans to nominate two Directors and expresses disappointment with HomeStreet’s fourth quarter results||Link|